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  • Landslides block two highways in Kalimpong district

    Landslides block two highways in Kalimpong district

    “There are two-three spots along NH-10 and NH-31 where landslides have occurred. Highway officials have reached the spot and the clearing process has started,” she said.

    July 12, 2019
  • The ‘nirvana’ retreat

    The ‘nirvana’ retreat

    The earliest sound of an ideal day in Sarahan is not the call of the Himalayan bird that leaves its nest as soon as the first rays of the sun washes over the horizon of Mount Sreekhand, but the rather unusual sound of instruments played by the custodian of the temple of Goddess Bheemakali. The …

    June 3, 2017
  • Indestructible animals

    Indestructible animals

    They are the world’s toughest animals, capable of living anywhere from the bottom of the ocean to 5,500 metres up a Himalayan mountain.  They can be boiled at temperatures of up to 150 degrees Celsius or frozen to near absolute zero, but still tardigrades — tiny, Muppet-like creatures also known as water bears or moss …

    March 21, 2017